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But things are less certain now, and the market hates uncertainty. Corporate citizenship at News Corp is focused on three main areas: Lewis was also named Journalist of the Year. The technology-heavy Nasdaq composite is down almost 20 per cent from its record high in August. Gigot currently serves as the chair of the Pulitzer Prize Board.

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Smaller company stocks have been crushed during the recent market slump because slower growth in the U. Relative to their size, they also tend to carry more debt than larger companies, which could be a problem in a slower economy with higher interest rates. The possibility of a partial shutdown of the federal government also loomed over the market on Thursday, as funding for the government runs out at midnight Friday.

Oil prices continued to retreat. After early losses, bond prices headed lower. The yield on the two-year Treasury rose to 2. The gap between those two yields has shrunk this year. In France, the CAC 40 lost 1. Indexes in Italy, Portugal and Spain took bigger losses. As investors adjusted to the prospect of a weaker economy and lower long-term interest rates, the dollar fell to That sent the price of gold higher, and it gained 0. Other fuel prices also fell. Wholesale gasoline lost 4.

Natural gas gave up 3. Please read our Commenting Policy first. December 20, 3: How investors can protect themselves from market slump. Get daily local headlines and alerts. Dow Jones Industrial Average. During his tenure, the Telegraph website saw record-breaking website growth and won awards for Consumer Website of the Year and Digital Publisher of the Year by the U. Association of Online Publishers. He oversaw global financial coverage, leading a team of more than journalists.

Prior to his current position, Mr. Filippo served as Senior Vice President, Business Operations, overseeing operational functions across Dow Jones, including planning, commercial, and product development.

He joined Dow Jones in and has held senior roles leading strategy, commercial and product management across key consumer and professional businesses. Before to joining Dow Jones, Mr. He has also held management roles in technology consulting. She is based in Barcelona. She has also held numerous roles within Factiva, where she focused on global content strategy and operations.

She started her career in the information industry when she joined Reuters as a news indexer in Verschuren holds an M. As General Counsel, Mr. In addition to his role as General Counsel, Mr. Conti has served as Chief Compliance Officer since Before joining Dow Jones Mr. Conti received his J. Wright is responsible for defining and implementing growth strategies for The Wall Street Journal and Dow Jones around the globe and is based in Hong Kong. He previously served as Vice President, where he was responsible for the financial planning of several Dow Jones areas, including advertising and the Professional information Business.

He is based in New York. Prior to joining the Dow Jones Finance team in , Mr. Prior to Hearst, Mr. He graduated from Boston University and did post-graduate work at the Stockholm University in Sweden. He is responsible for the global production and delivery of The Wall Street Journal.

He added responsibility for the Journal in December From to he worked for the U. Navy as an electronic warfare specialist. Vincent has a masters in business administration from Hofstra University and a bachelors in psychology from Regents College. Ken Breen is Senior Vice President, Dow Jones, overseeing commercial endeavors and business partnerships across the portfolio. He also spent 14 years at Telegraph Media Group, responsible for all revenue and, in particular, focused on digital development and commoditization.

In this role, Kristin is responsible for driving advertising and media solutions revenue across Dow Jones products. Heitmann joined Dow Jones in Her career began at Viacom, where she focused on Corporate Relations. Heitmann graduated with honors from Brown University with a degree in Political Science. Musgrave oversees all aspects of human resources worldwide, including talent development, employee engagement, labor relations, compensation and benefits. Musgrave previously held senior roles at News Corp, parent company of Dow Jones.

As Senior Vice President, International Human Resources, he was responsible for identifying and improving collaboration and human resources effectiveness across the numerous divisions within the organization. Murray previously served as executive editor since , and had been deputy editor in chief since She has more than 20 years of management experience, leading global sales organizations in the financial services information industry.

He won an Overseas Press Club award for his reporting on the Philippines. Gigot currently serves as the chair of the Pulitzer Prize Board. Gigot is a graduate of Dartmouth College. He started his career at Deloitte Consulting. She is also an alumnus of the leadership program for Strategic Thinking and Management from the Wharton School of Business. With more than a decade of experience in the media industry, Ms. She is responsible for developing and implementing strategy across the business globally.

Corrigan joined Dow Jones in January In this role, her responsibilities included social media and development of the website and apps, including a redesign program.